November 30, 2022

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Kevin Weatherly Returns To KROQ As SVP/Programming

Audacy has introduced the return of Kevin Weatherly to the firm as SVP of Programming for Substitute 106.7 KROQ Pasadena/Los Angeles powerful June 6.

Weatherly will also serve as a format Vice President for Option oversee alternate structure approach and collaborate with artist, label and management partners. At KROQ, he will oversee the station’s articles system, expertise, functions and branding.

Weatherly at first joined KROQ in 1992 and also programmed Range Hits “93.1 Jack-FM” KCBS-FM and CHR “97.1 Amp Radio” KAMP in the course of his tenure at the station until eventually resigning in March 2020 to come to be Head of North American Programming for Spotify. He also held corporate programming roles for CBS Radio and was SVP/Programming for Los Angeles under both of those CBS and Entercom. Prior to joining KROQ in 1992, Weatherly served as Audio Director of KZZP Phoenix, KMEL San Francisco, and KIIS-FM Los Angeles and APD and PD of “Q106” KKLQ San Diego.

Together with the return of Weatherly, KROQ has returned to its previous emblem pictured earlier mentioned.

Audacy has declared the return of Kevin Weatherly as Senior Vice President of Programming for KROQ (KROQ-FM) in Los Angeles, efficient June 6. In this function, Weatherly will oversee KROQ’s material tactic, expertise, functions and branding. Weatherly will also serve as Structure Vice President for Audacy’s portfolio of choice stations throughout the nation. As Structure Vice President, he will oversee different structure tactic and collaborate with artist, label and management companions in producing successful audio initiatives and live performance activities.

“We’re so fired up to welcome Kevin back again to KROQ to oversee the iconic brand name he was instrumental in developing,” stated Jeff Federman, Regional President and Market place Manager, Audacy Southern California. “KROQ is a pillar in the SoCal group and not a lot of people today realize the bond concerning this station and its lovers like Kevin. We search forward to him returning and evolving the manufacturer even further more.”

“KROQ is a person of the most recognizable and iconic models in all of radio,” reported Weatherly. “I’ve had the privilege of paying the bulk of my occupation programming KROQ and I’m energized and completely ready for the upcoming chapter. We have a great deal of function ahead of us to return KROQ to its rightful placement in the hearts and minds of longtime listeners and partners, and I cannot wait to get started out.”

Weatherly rejoins the corporation right after serving as the head of North American programming for Spotify. This marks Kevin’s second stint with KROQ, just after serving as the station’s method director from 1992 to 2020. All through that time, Weatherly served evolve KROQ into just one of the major choice stations and radio makes in the nation. Also, he served launch Los Angeles sister station 93.1 Jack FM (KCBS-FM) in 2005. He also grew KROQ’s yearly “Weenie Roast” and “Almost Acoustic Christmas” concerts into important functions.